The table below looks at the statistics for the Social Media Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Social Media Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Social Media Manager
Rank 850 841 877
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Social Media Manager 49 32 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.030% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.032% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 10
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £37,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,300 £32,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+57.84% +35.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Social Media Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Social Media Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Social Media Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Social Media Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Social Media Manager within the UK.

Social Media Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Social Media Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Social Media Manager over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Social Media Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Social Media Manager
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Social Media Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 49 £32,500 +2.36% 3
London +17 31 £32,500 +6.55% 2
City of London +7 12 - - 1
South East -11 12 - -
Berkshire 0 6 - -
Surrey -1 6 - -
Weybridge - 6 - -
Maidenhead - 6 - -
South West -20 3 £30,100 +50.50%
Bristol - 3 £30,100 -
Manchester -10 2 £72,500 -
North West -15 2 £72,500 -
Yorkshire -48 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -

Social Media Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Social Media Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Social Media Manager in their job title.

1 71 (100.00%) Social Media
2 47 (66.20%) Marketing
3 42 (59.15%) Twitter
4 36 (50.70%) Facebook
5 20 (28.17%) Digital Marketing
6 16 (22.54%) Blog
7 14 (19.72%) Analytics
7 14 (19.72%) MS PowerPoint
8 13 (18.31%) Google
8 13 (18.31%) B2B
9 11 (15.49%) Advertising
10 10 (14.08%) Project Management
11 9 (12.68%) Finance
11 9 (12.68%) Pay per click
11 9 (12.68%) Degree
12 8 (11.27%) Internet
13 7 (9.86%) SQL
13 7 (9.86%) VBA
13 7 (9.86%) Photoshop
13 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
13 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
13 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
13 7 (9.86%) Adobe
13 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
13 7 (9.86%) Strategic Planning
13 7 (9.86%) Web Analytics
13 7 (9.86%) Data Management
13 7 (9.86%) Data Extraction
13 7 (9.86%) Visualisation
14 6 (8.45%) 4G

Social Media Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Social Media Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Social Media Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 14 (19.72%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (9.86%) Photoshop
2 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) Internet
2 6 (8.45%) 3G
2 6 (8.45%) 4G
2 6 (8.45%) Broadband
General
1 47 (66.20%) Marketing
2 11 (15.49%) Advertising
3 9 (12.68%) Finance
4 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.23%) Games
6 2 (2.82%) Retail
7 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 71 (100.00%) Social Media
2 16 (22.54%) Blog
3 7 (9.86%) Data Extraction
3 7 (9.86%) Visualisation
4 6 (8.45%) Smartphone
5 3 (4.23%) Photography
6 2 (2.82%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.41%) Statistics
7 1 (1.41%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Digital Marketing
2 14 (19.72%) Analytics
3 13 (18.31%) B2B
4 10 (14.08%) Project Management
5 9 (12.68%) Pay per click
6 7 (9.86%) Strategic Planning
6 7 (9.86%) Web Analytics
6 7 (9.86%) Data Management
6 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.45%) Benchmarking
8 5 (7.04%) SEO
9 4 (5.63%) Competitor Analysis
10 3 (4.23%) Creative Marketing
11 2 (2.82%) Customer Engagement
12 1 (1.41%) Online Marketing
12 1 (1.41%) Social Media Marketing
12 1 (1.41%) Link Building
12 1 (1.41%) Business Development
12 1 (1.41%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) SQL
1 7 (9.86%) VBA
2 6 (8.45%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Degree
Vendors
1 42 (59.15%) Twitter
2 36 (50.70%) Facebook
3 13 (18.31%) Google
4 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.86%) Adobe
5 1 (1.41%) Sony
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